Akrat – A Luxury Arab Jewelry Brand

AKRAT BREIF Akrat, a luxury jewelry brand that takes its inspiration from the Eastern civilization, calligraphy designs highlighting poetry and love expressions. This brand designed by the jewelry designer, Enas Younis. Enas won the award “the best Arab jewelry designer for the year 2020” where the ceremony was held in London in December 2020. Akrat

Is it fair?

By Shahd Mahnavi Is it fair? Tell me now, is it fair? With all the advancements in technology and evolving mentality, laws claiming to uplift humanity, yet my people remain trapped in the year 1948, when the occupation began, stuck in a broken Time Machine, constantly traveling back to oppression and injustice. Tell me, how

I am what I am

I am what I am, my roots, the truth, I proudly stand. Arabic flows from my tongue,I am who I am, my identity unsung. I cannot conceal my mother tongue,I learnt different ones. English, Farsi I speak. In my veins, Palestine runs deep, accept me as I am, let prejudice sleep. My name is Shahd,

The Ember of Time

Is it the ember of  time that’s forcibly melted in us? or the trick of mirrors between reality and imagination? With my both hands I feel your absence… exactly the same I feel my body You once said “I will vanish behind the curtains of dreams” At that time…we didn’ believe you.. and we mocked you

Another Gold medal for the Taekwando Champion “Noor Alswaitti” at the British International Open Taekwando Competition 2019.

Chief Editor, Kaied Ghiyatha – London UK; Sunday 14th July 2019, Noor Alswaitti, Taekwondo champion of Palestinian/ Portuguese origin continue to excel and won another Gold medal today at the British International Open Taekwondo Competition. Noor displayed an excellent performance during this competition. He finished at the top for his age group and won a

Noor Alswaitti – Palestinian Taekwondo champion won a Silver medal at the London Kixstar Open Championship

Chief Editor, Kaied Ghiyatha – London UK Saturday 29th June 2019, Noor Alswaitti, Taekwondo champion who is British from a Palestinian origin participated in the London Kixstar Open Taekwondo Competition and gave an excellent display. Noor played for his club, Superiors Taekwondo club and fought a number of players. He qualified and reached the final.

Student, teacher, doctor, and a playful brother: The Palestinians Israel killed in Jenin

Israeli forces stormed the West Bank and opened fire indiscriminately, killing and wounding many civilians A wide-scale Israeli military assault on Jenin in the occupied West Bank entered its second day on Wednesday.  The ongoing raid started Tuesday morning, with Israeli forces shooting at moving cars and civilians in the city’s refugee camp.  Eight Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in the first

Exclusive interview: ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants against Sinwar and Netanyahu for war crimes over October 7 and Gaza

The International Criminal Court is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity over the October 7 attacks on Israel and the subsequent war in Gaza, the court’s prosecutor Karim Khan told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on

World court unanimously orders Israel to facilitate entry of food aid into Gaza

The decision runs contrary to Israel’s claim that it does not block aid deliveries to Gaza On Thursday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced additional provisional measures, unanimously mandating Israel to “ensure, without delay” that humanitarian aid is provided to Gaza, encompassing essentials such as food, water, electricity, and other fundamental necessities.  The court

War on Gaza: Unrwa says Israel to block its food convoys from reaching northern Gaza

Decision comes days after a UN-backed report warned of imminent famine facing the besieged enclave Israel will no longer approve food convoys to northern Gaza carried by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, Unrwa, the organisation’s chief said on Sunday.  Philippe Lazzarini said the decision, communicated by Israeli authorities to the UN, was “outrageous”.  “Despite the tragedy unfolding

McDonald’s Malaysia says it will drop RM6mil suit against BDS Malaysia [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: McDonald’s Malaysia today said it will withdraw its brand defamation legal suit against pro-Palestinian group Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Malaysia. Last December, Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd, the licensee of McDonald’s in Malaysia, demanded BDS Malaysia to issue an apology over alleged defamatory statements and RM6 million in special damages. McDonald’s Malaysia managing